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Recall issued after euthanasia drug found in cans of dog food - WTSP 10 News

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 12:29

WTSP 10 News

Recall issued after euthanasia drug found in cans of dog food
WTSP 10 News
Dog owner alert: Some varieties of Cocolicious dog food are being recalled due to the presence of phenobarbital, a drug used in euthanizing animals. According to an FDA release, on April 13, a retailer in Texas notified us that their customer had ...
Dog food recalled for possible presence of euthanasia drugKVUE

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Frito-Lay recalls various potato chips products - ConsumerAffairs

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 12:03

ConsumerAffairs

Frito-Lay recalls various potato chips products
ConsumerAffairs
A Washington, D.C., reporter for more than 30 years, Jim Limbach covers the federal agencies for ConsumerAffairs. Previously, he was a reporter and news anchor for Associated Press Broadcast Services, where he covered business and consumer news as ...

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Binge Drinkers Beware: Study Finds Link Between Alcohol And Heart Arrhythmias - NPR

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 09:05

NPR

Binge Drinkers Beware: Study Finds Link Between Alcohol And Heart Arrhythmias
NPR
Researchers in Germany have found that getting drunk is associated with abnormal heart rhythms. Their study was conducted in a place teeming with potential research subjects. "Basically we were sitting over a beer or two, ironically, and talking about ...
Oktoberfest: Downing Beers, Raising Heart RatesMedPage Today
Alcohol binge can upset heart's rhythm, say researchersBBC News
Link between alcohol consumption and cardiac arrhythmiasEurekAlert (press release)

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What This Doctor Is Going To Do With His $1 Million TED Prize - NPR

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 01:30

NPR

What This Doctor Is Going To Do With His $1 Million TED Prize
NPR
It sounds like a fairy tale. A benefactor gives you a million dollars to make a wish come true. Only it can't be a selfish wish. The TED annual award goes each year to an "exceptional individual with a creative and bold vision to solve a timely ...
A Harvard doctor just won $1 million for a project that could prevent the next deadly pandemicBusiness Insider
Health care visionary from Liberia wins coveted TED prizeYahoo News

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Does saturated fats clog your arteries? Controversial paper says 'no' - CNN

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 22:47

CNN

Does saturated fats clog your arteries? Controversial paper says 'no'
CNN
(CNN) It is common knowledge supported by health experts, the American Heart Association and the World Heart Federation: Eating saturated fats will cause plaque to build up in the arteries, which then harden, and ultimately leads to coronary heart disease.
Popular belief that saturated fat clogs up arteries is a myth, experts sayIrish Independent
Artery-clogging saturated fat myth debunkedMedical News Today
Cutting saturated fat does not reduce heart disease, experts sayIrish Times

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Lee Mosquito Control on the prowl following weekend rains - WZVN-TV

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 22:42

WZVN-TV

Lee Mosquito Control on the prowl following weekend rains
WZVN-TV
After getting more than four inches of rain in some parts of Southwest Florida, mosquitoes are coming back. Mosquito Control scientists on Monday canvassed areas near water, like the salt marsh near the Devonwood community, just off US-41. An aerial ...

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Doctor: George HW Bush Dealing With Chronic Bronchitis - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 22:40

U.S. News & World Report

Doctor: George HW Bush Dealing With Chronic Bronchitis
U.S. News & World Report
A doctor who is treating former President George H.W. Bush says while the nation's 41st president has recovered from pneumonia, he is still dealing with the effects of chronic bronchitis. | April 25, 2017, at 6:28 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon ...
President George H.W. Bush treated for chronic bronchitisKTRK-TV
Former President George HW Bush remains hospitalized after pneumoniaABC News

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Cherokee Nation Sues Wal-Mart, CVS, Walgreens Over Tribal Opioid Crisis - NPR

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 21:58

NPR

Cherokee Nation Sues Wal-Mart, CVS, Walgreens Over Tribal Opioid Crisis
NPR
The Cherokee Nation is suing top drug distributors and pharmacies — including Wal-Mart — alleging they profited greatly by "flooding" communities in Oklahoma with prescription painkillers, leading to the deaths of hundreds of tribal members. Todd ...

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Drug powerful enough to tranquilize elephants linked to 3 deaths in New England - WCVB Boston

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 21:57

Concord Monitor

Drug powerful enough to tranquilize elephants linked to 3 deaths in New England
WCVB Boston
A deadly synthetic drug powerful enough to tranquilize elephants has been linked to three overdose deaths in New Hampshire, marking one of its first confirmed appearances in New England. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu said Tuesday the drug carfentanil ...
Three NH drug deaths linked to elephant tranquilizer carfentanilConcord Monitor
Md. police look for links in elephant tranquilizer drug deathsWTOP

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President George H.W. Bush treated for chronic bronchitis - KTRK-TV

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 21:50

KTRK-TV

President George H.W. Bush treated for chronic bronchitis
KTRK-TV
President George H.W. Bush remains in the hospital for treatment as he deals with the effects of chronic bronchitis, according to a family spokesperson. The 41st president has been receiving treatment at Methodist Hospital for more than a week now.

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Health Highlights: April 24, 2017 - Twin Falls Times-News

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 21:21

Health Highlights: April 24, 2017
Twin Falls Times-News
About 4,185 pounds of chicken soup products are being recalled in Florida by the Campbell Soup Company due to mislabeling and an undeclared allergen, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

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Hams Recalled over Listeria Concern - Food Poison Journal

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 21:12

Food Poison Journal

Hams Recalled over Listeria Concern
Food Poison Journal
Screen Shot 2017-04-25 at 2.09.47 PM Fineberg Packing Co., Inc., a Memphis, Tenn. establishment, is recalling approximately 8,822 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department of ...

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Prevention is Key to End Malaria For Good - Huffington Post

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 20:47

Huffington Post

Prevention is Key to End Malaria For Good
Huffington Post
On World Malaria Day, we must celebrate our progress. New malaria cases fell by 21% between 2010 and 2015 worldwide, and malaria death rates fell by 29% in the same period. Yet though malaria is preventable and treatable – it is still claiming too many ...
Malaria sickens thousands of American travelers every yearOutbreak News Today

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Zika concerns return with warmer weather and summer travel season - WDBJ7

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 20:02

WDBJ7

Zika concerns return with warmer weather and summer travel season
WDBJ7
ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) Concern about Zika was front page news last year, as communities in Florida moved aggressively to control the spread of mosquitos, and people in other parts of the country worried about what was to come. The story has faded from ...
April showers bring May flowers and mosquitoes to midstateThe Telegraph

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Opioid-Related Deaths Might Be Underestimated: CDC - WebMD

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 19:50

Opioid-Related Deaths Might Be Underestimated: CDC
WebMD
TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- America's prescription drug abuse epidemic may be even more deadly than expected, a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests. Some opioid-related deaths may be ...

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FDA Takes Action Against 'Bogus Cancer Cures' - Medscape

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:50

Medscape

FDA Takes Action Against 'Bogus Cancer Cures'
Medscape
"Today we are announcing that 14 companies peddling bogus cancer cures have received warning letters," write physicians at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in a blog post. "A cancer diagnosis often provokes a sense of desperation," they write.
FDA Warns 14 Companies on Bogus Cancer 'Cures'WebMD
FDA Warns 14 Companies for Selling Fake Cancer TreatmentsRegulatory Focus
Beware of Bogus Cancer Treatments, FDA SaysLive Science
NBCNews.com -Gizmodo -ABC News -FDA.gov (blog)
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Fate of fired Huntsman Cancer Institute director coming today - Deseret News

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 17:48

Deseret News

Fate of fired Huntsman Cancer Institute director coming today
Deseret News
University of Utah President David W. Pershing speaks to members of the media after a board of trustees meeting in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Related Links. Sources: Huntsman Cancer Institute director to be reinstated Tuesday · 'We ...
Cancer institute reinstates director after uproar from staff and funderScience Magazine
Utah Cancer Researcher Reinstated Following BacklashU.S. News & World Report
After a Week of Protest, U. of Utah Cancer Researcher Is ReinstatedChronicle of Higher Education (subscription) (blog)

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National opioid epidemic may be worse than estimated - cleveland.com

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:50

cleveland.com

National opioid epidemic may be worse than estimated
cleveland.com
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The opioid epidemic that claimed 33,000 lives nationwide in 2015 may actually be worse than thought, says a report by CNN.com. That determination is based on findings by researchers lead by Dr. Victoria Hall, a field officer with the ...

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Vaccinate Your Kids, MDH Says After 20 Measles Cases Confirmed - Patch.com

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:38

Patch.com

Vaccinate Your Kids, MDH Says After 20 Measles Cases Confirmed
Patch.com
With 20 cases of measles now confirmed among Somali Minnesotan children, health officials are asking parents to vaccinate their kids. By William Bornhoft (Patch Staff) - April 25, 2017 12:38 pm ET. Vaccinate Your Kids, MDH Says After 20 Measles Cases ...
Measles Outbreak in Minnesota's Somali CommunityBreitbart News

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Some Surprising Dog Breeds Have Ancient American Heritage - New York Times

Tue, 04/25/2017 - 16:00

New York Times

Some Surprising Dog Breeds Have Ancient American Heritage
New York Times
Rascal Deux, a Chinese crested dog, competing in the World's Ugliest Dog contest last year. Scientists reported Tuesday that the breed is one of a handful that trace part of their ancestry to the first dogs in the Americas 10,000 or more years ago ...
Researchers map the evolution of dog breedsPhys.Org
How dog DNA could be used to improve the health of our pets — and usThe Verge
A Family Tree for Dogs Reveals How Different Breeds Emerged Around the WorldSeeker

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